Hyperthyroidism Pictures Slideshow: Keep Your Thyroid in Check

Reviewed by Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD on Tuesday, June 30, 2009

A woman's neck.

An illustration of the thyroid and surrounding anatomy.

Schematic representation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid negative/positive feedback system.

Iodine 123 nuclear scintigraphy: scans of a normal thyroid gland (A) and common hyperthyroid conditions with elevated radioiodine uptake, including Graves' disease (B), toxic multinodular goiter (C), and toxic adenoma (D).

A patient with Graves' disease experiencing severe proptosis and eyelid retraction from thyroid-related orbitopathy.

Side-view outline of patient with a prominent goiter.

Thyroid medication

An illustration of the pituitary gland and parathyroid glands.

A doctor performing an ultrasound scan of a patient with hyperthyroidism.

Spilled salt from a salt shaker that has been knocked over.

A listing of hyperthyroidism symptoms.

A patient getting a blood test.

A doctor discussing hyperthyroidism treatment with a patient.

A pharmacist discussing medications with a couple.

A person taking medications for hyperthyroidism.

A special container for radioactive iodine pill (left). A patient about to take a radioactive iodine pill to treat her hyperthyroidism (right).

Doctors performing surgery on a patient with hyperthyroidism.

A doctor discussing the treatment progress of patient with hyperthyroidism.

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